Award Winning Fantasy Action Film "Protectress" Now Available on Alpha's "Short Ends"

By: Joanna Ke
Hosts Ryan Lambert and André Gower interview Joanna Ke and America Young
Hosts Ryan Lambert and André Gower interview Joanna Ke and America Young
LOS ANGELES - Dec. 5, 2017 - PRLog -- "Protectress," a female empowerment fantasy action short film, is now available on Nerdist's Alpha platform. Hailed as "Wonder Woman meets Game of Thrones," the film is featured on the show "Short Ends" in the latest Epic Quests episode.

Hosted by André Gower and Ryan Lambert, stars of the cult film "The Monster Squad," "Short Ends" celebrates short films that often don't get the exposure they deserve and explores the process behind them. In the episode, catch an exclusive interview and behind the scenes content with "Protectress" director America Young and the film's star, writer, and producer, Joanna Ke.

Just beginning its festival run, the short has already garnered "Best Fantasy" and "Best Action" awards. Joanna Ke has been recognized with an "Inspiring Woman in Film" award. After getting fed up with the roles she was seeing for women in Hollywood, she created "Protectress" to showcase a diverse hero as well as strong women in leadership roles. She is currently in development of the feature film that the short is a proof of concept for.

Watch "Protectress" and the interview with America Young and Joanna Ke now on "Short Ends," available on

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